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Australian troops to join US-led coalition against IS in Middle East

Sep 15, 2014

Australian troops to join US-led coalition against IS in Middle East

Australian Special Forces will travel to the Middle East this week to join a US-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday. #Australia #NewsTracker #islamic-state #IS #Australian troops #US-led coalition
Aus probes terror threats against hospitals, raises terror level to high

Sep 15, 2014

Aus probes terror threats against hospitals, raises terror level to high

Last Friday, Australia raised its terror threat level to "high" for the first time, citing the chance of terrorist attacks by Australian citizens radicalised in Iraq or Syria. #White House #World #Terrorism #Syria #Australia #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #Kurds #Jihadists #Tony Abbott #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis
Australia will be targeted for sending troops to fight ISIL, warns PM Abbott

Sep 15, 2014

Australia will be targeted for sending troops to fight ISIL, warns PM Abbott

Terrorists will use Australia's deployment of troops and war planes to the Middle East as an excuse to target Australians, Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned on Monday. #Syria #Australia #terror #Terror Attack #Iraq #militants #Tony Abbott #IS #ISIslamic State #Bali terror attacks
Greg Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw

Sep 14, 2014

Greg Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw

Australia's former world No.1 posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily bandaged. #Australia #Golf #SportsTracker #Greg Norman
Australia contributing 10 military aircrafts for anti-IS campaign

Sep 14, 2014

Australia contributing 10 military aircrafts for anti-IS campaign

Australia is preparing to contribute up to 10 military aircraft to the increasingly aggressive campaign against the Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq. #United States #US #Syria #Australia #Iraq #islamic-state #ISIL #Islamic State of Iraq and Levant #Islamic State militants
Royal hoax Australian DJ apologises to Indian nurse Jacintha Saldanha's family

Sep 13, 2014

Royal hoax Australian DJ apologises to Indian nurse Jacintha Saldanha's family

One of the two Australian DJs, who made a hoax call to a London hospital about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, today tearfully apologised to the family of an India-born nurse who committed suicide after the broadcast of the prank. #Australia #United Kingdom #King Edward VII hospital #Jacinta Saldanha
ISIL fear Australia elevates terror threat level to second highest

Sep 12, 2014

ISIL fear Australia elevates terror threat level to second highest

The Australian government on Friday elevated its terrorism threat level to the second-highest warning in response to the domestic threat posed by Islamic State movement supporters. #Syria #Australia #terror #Terror Attack #Iraq #militants #Tony Abbott #IS #ISIslamic State #terror threat level
Aus police leave behind suitcase containing explosives in Sydney airport

Sep 11, 2014

Aus police leave behind suitcase containing explosives in Sydney airport

Australian police apologised on Thursday after a suitcase with plastic explosives inside used for sniffer dog training was left at Sydney airport and only found four weeks later by a passenger. #Australia #Sydney #Airport security #Airports #passengers #Sniffer dogs
Australia arrests two youngsters with alleged links to Syrian al Qaeda-backed group

Sep 10, 2014

Australia arrests two youngsters with alleged links to Syrian al Qaeda-backed group

Australian police on Wednesday arrested two men suspected of helping Australian citizens fight alongside militants in Syria on terrorism-related charges, officials said, after the intelligence chief warned of mounting threats. #Terrorism #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Jihad #Australia #Britain #UK #militants #Golan Heights #Terror threat #Nusra Front
Arun Jaitley will skip G20 meeting, still in hospital

Sep 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley will skip G20 meeting, still in hospital

Arun Jaitley will miss a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia next week as he is still in hospital undergoing treatment #India #Finance minister #BJP #Australia #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Defence minister #G20 summit #unwell minister